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Posted: Sunday, February 18, 2018 5:17 AM

Below is specific information for you to consider about this position.
Job Title:
Extended Learning: GEMS/GISE Coaches and Requisition ID number:
Close Date:
No established closing date; open until filled
Organizational Unit:
Extended Learning (10000003)
Davis Center (0001)
6:8 hours/week; this is based on full:time equivalency with 1.0 being full time
Functional Area:
Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory for any position.

Girls in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science (GEMS / Little GEMS) and Guys in Science and Engineering (GISE / Jr. GISE) are after:school and summer programs designed specifically for K:8th grade girls and boys (respectively) in the Minneapolis Public School District. The goal of these programs is for students to have measurable and significant gains in mathematics and science. The GEMS and GISE programs are award:winning science programs that energize our students excitement about the possibilities in cutting:edge science. We value the talent and innovation the programs developers and teachers bring to the Minneapolis Public Schools.

:Valid MN Teaching License
:Individuals with strong interest and/or experience in science, technology, engineering, and/or math preferred.
:Comfortable working with a diverse student population
:Comfortable with role as academic coach and under the direction of the classroom teacher
:Enjoy working with middle and high school students
:Ability to build positive relationships around academics with students in grades 6:12
:Ability to motivate and encourage students to reach post:secondary educational goal

:MPS hourly employees will earn their hourly rate
:Minneapolis Public School licensed teacher paid at hourly direct instruction (DI) rate
:Non:MPS licensed teacher 25/hr
:Retired MPS licensed teacher 25/hr

The GEMS coaching positions begin in September and continue through April 24th. (Fall:Robotics/Spring:Energy, Electricity, and Electronics). Coaches facilitate students in the following: (1)Designing, building and programming (2) Applying real:world math, science, technology, and engineering concepts; (3)Researching challenges facing todays scientists; (4) Learning critical thinking, team:building and presentation skills; (5) Engaging in STEM Exhibitions and Tournaments.

If you are interested in coaching a team and would like further information, please email:

Melinda M. Stapley
District ALC STEM Coordinator
Little GEMS:Jr. GISE (K:3)/ GEMS:GISE (4:8)
Area Learning Center
Minneapolis Public Schools
Email: : Please include the school site and position(s) of interest.

Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.


Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college:ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates .
Posting Notes: (No Established Closing Date) Extended Learning (1000000


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